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Dick Cheney: Powell Is Welcome In GOP (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post |  Rachel Weiner
Posted: 05-27-09 05:29 PM

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has shown little affection recently for his old Bush Administration colleague Colin Powell. Asked to choose between the one-time Secretary of State and talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, Cheney said he’d side with Rush.

“If I had to choose in terms of being a Republican, I’d go with Rush Limbaugh,” Cheney said on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “My take on it was Colin had already left the party. I didn’t know he was still a Republican.”

But now, the acerbic ex-official is softening his stance. In an interview with CNBC’s Larry Kudlow, Cheney said Powell is welcome back into the party and that Republicans would be “happy to have him.”


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